Idaho Transportation Board
Impaired driving and highway safety among Board monthly reviews
After a combined tour of Districts 5 and 6, including a visit to the Teton Valley May 20, the board conducted its business meeting in Pocatello May 21. The Board heard discussions on drugged driving, highway-safety performance, a pair of public-transit appointments, and a review of the D5 annual report.
ITD highway-safety efforts win pair of awards
A pair of highway-safety initiatives, powered by internal partnerships at the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) and between ITD and law enforcement, have been named award winners by a national motor-vehicle organization in regional competition.
ITD Vault: 17 Years ago (Jan. 1998): Historic Ahsahka Bridge awaits new owners and creative reuse
Psst! Hey, mister, want to own a bridge?
If so, the Idaho Transportation Department has a deal for you.
District 1, 2 and 3 equipment roadeo winners announced
The best of the best were at it again in western and north Idaho at last week’s district equipment roadeos, as crews measured both performance and knowledge.
D5 family celebrates year of achievements
The foremen and managers in District 5 hosted their annual employee appreciation event Thursday morning, May 28. The District provided brunch for employees at the Pocatello maintenance shop, with about 115 of the 145 employees in attendance.
Hailey Maintenance thanked for barbed-wire removal from bike path
Hailey maintenance foreman Steve Porter and his crew removed more than a mile of old barbed wire along a bike path from Ohio Gulch to the Big Wood River in early March, prompting a letter of appreciation from resident Daralene Finnell.
Encore (05-29-15): A Smarter Way
"Let your head save your heels." That's what grandpa said. Based on District 6's showing in "Innovate ITD!," eastern Idaho employees do just that: They find better ways to do their jobs.
Office of Highway Safety
Encore (05-29-15): ITD, law enforcement partners rally against 100 Deadliest Days
Last year, 40 percent of Idaho’s fatal motor-vehicle crashes occurred during the 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to ITD statistics.
Encore (05-29-15): Barnes, Roy share "Boss Lift" program experience
They say you'll never truly know another person's life or experience until you walk a mile in their shoes. ITD's Shannon Barnes took those first steps May 14, through the Idaho National Guard's "Boss Lift" program.